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Unable to send email using ssmtp from home computer

After opening the port and having no success, I disabled the belkin router completely. So now there is no firewall blocking traffic. However, I continue to get the following error: ssmtp: Cannot open ...
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Which email client works best with GMail IMAP?

I use GMail (and I use labels intensively) and because of having to use a very slow Internet connection now I've came to the idea that I should try using a desktop email client. What application ...
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Thunderbird didn't got the structure of folders in my mail

I’ve installed Ubuntu 14.04 and configured Thunderbird for my mail. My problem is Thunderbird didn't got the structure of the folders in my mail. Thunderbird got all the mails in the Inbox folder. ...
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Why can't I send emails from the command line to my gmail account

I'm using the command: echo "Test if email can be sent from server" | mail -s "Test" myaccount@gmail.com This is on an Ubuntu Server 12.04 completely up to date. To catch you up on my ...
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Web links not active in Gmail

I'm using the installed Gmail application, not from a webpage. None of the links to websites within an email, etc are active. Is there a setting to correct this?
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Forward root mail to external email address

I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I'd like to configure to forward root mails to an external email address (gmail in this instance, not sure if that makes a difference). This is so that if ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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Using Port 587 for Secure Submission

Testing from swaks, mail is delayed indefinitely. I believe that the local mail server is configured correctly, as per the ehlo responses: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ telnet localhost 25 Trying ...
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I can't log in to gmail in ubuntu on an specific ISP

It's weird that I have this problem just in Ubuntu not in windows. I can't log in to gmail in Ubuntu at home (the specific ISP). But I can log in to gmail in Ubuntu (the same laptop) at the office. I ...
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how to receive e-mail on a vanity host (FQDN)

This e-mail shows in my sent messages, but never arrives locally: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mail -f /home/thufir/Maildir/ /home/thufir/Maildir/: 0 messages thufir@dur:~$ ...
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why is my gmail account showing up in triplicate on my evolution mail app

on my ubuntu 14.04 machine I am using Evolution mail. I have various company iMap addresses and one Gmail account. My gmail account is showing in the left account list in triplicate for some reason ...
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vpn do not mask the original ip in gmails

I'm using IPVanish in Singapore. I connected to a UK server, and indeed I've got a UK IP. Then I signed for a brand new gmail address and tried to send out gmails to a friend in Singapore. However my ...
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Why do I not have the $MAIL environment variable?

I read that the $MAIL shell environment variable is one of the most common ones, and stores the location of my mailbox file, where my emails are stored. I looked into the /var/spool/mail and ...
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How to create a script which opens the browser and logins to a particular Gmail account?

I have created a bash script login.sh. I want it to open the browser and login to my Gmail account. I tried using the following command to open the browser with www.gmail.com. xdg-open ...
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Dowload file doesn't work from gmail webapp in ubuntu 14.04?

I thought I would give the new webapps of 14.04 that run in their own browser a chance, so I tried using the gmail web app. I am surprised to find I cannot even download attachments -- though I see ...
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How do I integrate gmail?

Can anyone give me step by step idea to install integrated gmail in Ubuntu 12.04 with screen-shots and steps till end. It would be very helpful for other new users as well.
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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How to get Gmail-like labels in Thunderbird

Is there a way to get Gmail labels shown in Thunderbird properly? That is, a label next to the subject.
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evolution: sending e-mail from gmail system account

With last system update Evolution got Gmail integration through system online accounts, and it appeared along with my usual Evolution account for Gmail. I like integration, but when I turned usual ...
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gnome gmail not working in unity

I am trying to set gmail as the default email application in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Right now, the only option available at : System Settings -> Details -> Default Applications -> Mail is ...
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Gmail HTML app on Launcher feedback

I'm on the ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed Gmail in the HTML app launchable from laucher. I need help where I can send my feedback about this app, because in stock ubuntu touch browser gmail and ...
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13.10 to 14.04 LTS Firefox, email and desktop problems

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS last week. There are a few problems: Outlook: keeps saying to upgrade to the newest Firefox (Firefox says it's the most updated version), it won't load properly ...
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Clicking on gmail from panel indicator opens new window instead of restoring

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I have Gmail installed as a web app. When the app is minimised, and I click on Gmail from the Panel Mail Indicator, it opens a new window instead of restoring the ...
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What is the terminal command for launching a web app?

In Ubuntu 14.04, We know all Web apps run in ubuntu-made browser instead of firefox. I would like Gmail and some other services Webapps (in the ubuntu made browser) to launch in the startup. To do ...
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Mail app with some features

I'm looking for mail app, which can: Minimize to tray Show notifications Autostart minimized Display letters as chains Any ideas? I've tried Thunderbird, but chains looking bad and for tray I ...
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User gets logged off back to login menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed via alternate installer amd64 fresh with LibreOffice and ncomputing vSpace software installed. I facing a unique issue here which is little tricky to describe. Whenever I ...
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Can I use unity web apps in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've learnt of the unity web apps and would like to use them in saucy, but I can figure out how. I cant seem to find any straight forward instruction.
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is it possible to log Gmail?

I want to know if it is possible to log Gmail using ubuntu in order to find out that who logged in , Honestly my gmail has been hacked and I don't know the password Right now .
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CheckGMail is not working.Is there any good email notification application? [on hold]

I was looking for email notification application for my Gmail account.Then,after surfing a lot I found CheckGMail app.After installing CheckGMail,at first run of it,CheckGmail takes login details for ...
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exim4, dovecot, gmail

We are trying to set up a mail server for outgoing mails using gmail. The application is based on java. in config file smtp.gmail.com and port 587 is added same port is added in exim4-config file. But ...
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Missing integration options for online accounts in 13.10

For some reason I do not have all the plugins that should be here in online accounts(twitter option is not there by deafault but I can install it) and the options to integrate seems to be ...
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Why does ubuntu 13.10 keep asking for my gmail password?

After upgrading to 13.10, I am now getting a prompt for my gmail password every time I log in. There is no indication as to which service or application needs this information. If I enter the correct ...
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How do I delete password in bugtraq 2?

I use system Bugtraq 2 and I am the root. When I want to open the tools it asks me for the password. I want to delete or disable the password , What do I do?
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I want to import my email contacts from Mac OS X gmail account into Thunderbird. How?

I am running Ubuntu on a VM. I want to import my email contacts from Mac OS X google mail account into Thunderbird on Linux. How?
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Import Gmail contacts into Thunderbird via Ubuntu One?

I've just started using Ubuntu One. It tells me I can import my Gmail contacts. How can I do that?
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GMail not visible in Unity panel

I am trying to get GMail integration working with my brand new 12.10 installation. So far I have installed unity-mail and unity-webapps-gmail packages. I have also added two of my gmail account in ...
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How to setup Exim4 for incoming and outgoing mail using a gmail email account?

I'm new to using Ubuntu and liking it so far. So far i have: Installed and kind of configured apache, mysql and using Joomla CMS I have also installed exim4 and other files needed. The problem i ...
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Synchronizing/merging Empathy logs and Google chat logs

If I use Empathy to log into my Google account and chat with people, I can enable logging and have it save chat logs to my computer. The problem is, I don't only use one computer, so I end up with ...
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How do I add (mail) programs to the messages indicator?

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 with unity, i just wonder why gnome-default-applications-properties only show me the evolution program. There was no customize option before? Just would like to launch ...
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Nullmailer gives “Unspecified temporary error” when trying to send mail using Google account

Sending mail using Nullmailer to a Google (Apps) account results in "Unspecified temporary error" I use Google Apps and have two account that I want to use: systemmail@adomain.se: Will be the ...
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Postfix not recieving mail from email but does from sendmail?

Ok so I'm trying to forward mail from my server (lets call it tacobell.com) to a external gmail account using postfix. The problem is when I send mail using another gmail or yahoo account to ...
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Adding Gmail from Online Accounts in Ubuntu 13.10

I noticed that in the "Online Accounts" application that you can add Gmail, Yahoo etc and it says you can add your email. Especially for the GMail it says under it "Includes Gmail, Google+, Picasa, ...
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Thunderbird Exchange and Gmail Calendar Merge [closed]

I have the following scenario:   - An Exchange Corporate Account configured on thunderbird   - A Google Account (calendar configured on thunderbird)   - Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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DNS problem: How can I receive mail through google mail?

Recently I wanted to host my own domain on my ubuntu server. I have configured bind with the following configuration file: $ORIGIN tesa.com.ro. $TTL 1800 @ IN SOA ns1.tesa.com.ro. ...
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Ubuntu postfix cannot receive mail from Gmail

On a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 server I have install postfix with dovecot and I have create 3 email accounts. Last 5 days the above email accounts cannot receive any mail only from Gmail. In gmail I ...
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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How to set chromium to open word documents with libreoffice?

When I click on a word attachment in an email I have received in gmail from chromium, it always opens the file using abiword. How can I persuade it to use libreoffice instead? I am using lubuntu ...
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Connecting the envelope indicator in panel to my GMail account in 13.10

I have one question. Is there a way of connecting the envelope in the upper panel in Ubuntu 13.10, to notify me when i get mail on Gmail? I mean this little thing: http://i.stack.imgur.com/lY1Gt.png ...
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Ubuntu 13.10/Gnome shell keeps asking me for my e-mail accounts passwords but says they are wrong. How can I fix this?

Ubuntu 13.10/Gnome shell keeps asking me for my e-mail accounts passwords but says they are wrong. After login, in gnome shell, it asks for my two email accounts passwords. When I insert them it ...
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The Ubuntu Web App for Gmail in Saucy stopped appearing

The Ubuntu Web App for Gmail in Saucy stopped appearing in the Unity Launcher when "mail.google.com" is opened... I've tried uninstalling it (through Synaptic and even selecting the conf files of the ...